Everything you need to understand or teach Stories of Anton Chekov by Anton Chekhov.
Nikolai Stephanych's name is very popular and respected. He is a famous professor of medicine and a councillor. Stephanych is very old, with false teeth and wrinkled face. Stephanych describes his failing memory and his growing propensity toward insomnia. Even though he has aged and becoming decrepit, he is very disappointed that his wife aged as well. He looks at his fat, ungainly wife and tries to find in her the slender beauty he married. She only worries about poverty and bargains.
Stephanych is still supporting a grown son in the military, which he seems to resent. He is embarrassed that his daughter Liza is aware of her parents' money concerns, that they even have trouble paying the servants. Stephanych is a guardian for a young girl, Katya, who lost her parents when she was young. As Katya matures, she decides she...
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